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The amount is linked to what is known as “transfer pricing” between Rio Tinto’s Australian operations and its Singapore office.
While the company had other projects in the country, the Bayan Khundii gold project went from greenfield prospect to being its main asset in roughly nine months.
Tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold are now also being illegally extracted and traded at sites under the control of armed groups in countries including Myanmar and Colombia.
In case you haven’t already noticed, inflation has been steadily creeping up since July. In February, the most recent month of available data, consumer prices advanced at their fastest pace in five years, hitting 2.7 percent year-over-year.
Hybrid Enterprises, the exclusive worldwide reseller of Lockheed Martin’s Hybrid Airship, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Helium One, an explorer, developer and producer of high value bulk liquid helium for the international market.
The Japanese firm has completed its $3.7bn takeover of the Milwaukee-based equipment maker.
The miner said it won't meet its coal export commitments due to the damage caused by cyclone Debbie, which struck Australia’s north-east coast last week.
The Stellar Daisy, which set out from the a port in Brazil to China, last made contact on Friday. 22 out of the 24 crew members are still unaccounted for.
Damage to rail lines in cyclone-hit Queensland have disrupted the shipment of between 15 million and 20 million tonnes of coking coal destined to Asia.
With enough iron ore to construct Paris's Eiffel Tower nearly 13,000 times over, China's ports are bursting with stockpiles of the raw material and some of them are demolishing old buildings to create more storage space, trading sources said.
The news follows the exit of former Anglo American CEO Cynthia Carroll, who stepped down last month.
Equipment and services suppliers will have to wait at least another year until they can fully feel the impact of this trend, says CSA Global — the world's second-largest mining sector consultancy.
IC Potash Corp. is creating a subsidiary that will focus on enhancing yields for cannabis growers and increasing the health impact and effects for consumers.
Accidents at two neighbouring gold mines claimed the lives of 11 miners working the pits in Henan province on Friday.
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The most exciting news from a mining exploration stock is a high-grade drilling result.
Canada’s Nautilus Minerals is getting closer to kicking off operations at its Solwara 1 gold, copper and silver project off the coast of Papua Guinea.
State holding company ready to take 51% stake says Indonesian deputy mines minister as dispute over ownership of iconic copper-gold mine intensifies.
The South Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry has awarded Metso in South Korea with the prize of Best Foreign Entrepreneur in 2016, commended by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Hwang Kyo-ahn.
Freeport restarts supply to domestic smelter in Indonesia, but the copper concentrate export ban at iconic mine remains in place.
Eliminating high-risk dependence on imported fuels; vast potential in renewables and buildout around domestic technology advantages; stranded assets in coal projects; little chance of nuclear industry recovery.
The International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) said Pakistan violated several provisions of its bilateral investment treaty with Australia, where the joint venture between Barrick and Antofagasta is incorporated.
Seven miners were initially trapped after the Jan. 9 incident at the Unryul iron ore mine, but only one survived.
Work on the delayed mine to start shortly after the federal government grants it final approval, which is expected before the end of May.